Year 2: Blog items

Year Two Weekly Update, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 31st Mar 2020 @ 2:19pm

The Wright Brother's Plane Activity, by Miss Flynn

Date: 30th Mar 2020 @ 4:52pm

What do you remember about the Wright Brothers?

Why not share any key facts that you remember with your family - I am sure they will be impressed!

You could make a poster to advertise the first flight!?

Then, using an old wooden peg and some lolly sticks, why not create your own model plane!

Miss Flynn cool

Giant Snakes and Ladders Game, by Miss Flynn

Date: 30th Mar 2020 @ 4:36pm

Why not get the whole family involved in a giant game of 'Snakes and Ladders'!?

Try writing the numbers in digits and in words- take care with your spelling!!!

Don't forget to tweet your game and tell us who won!

Miss Flynn laugh

Dinosaur Landscape Task, by Miss Flynn

Date: 30th Mar 2020 @ 4:28pm

Like dinosaurs?

Why not line up your toy dinosaurs and create a 'Jurassic Landscape'- you could then google facts about each of the dinosaurs and add your facts to your masterpiece!

Don't forget to add colour to make it look even better!

Miss Flynn yes

Elmer the Elephant Task, by Miss Flynn

Date: 30th Mar 2020 @ 4:02pm

Hi Year 2! 

I hope you're all well and keeping busy at home!

Here is a fun task for you to complete at home!

Why not read one of your favourite Elmer the Elephant stories and then create your very own Elmer using an old milk carton and tissue paper?! You will need some glue too - don't forget to check your packs that were sent home from school you should have some in there! (See pictures below!)

Don't forget to tweet or tag our school Facebook page with your finished masterpieces!

Good Luck!

Miss Flynn laugh

Chester Zoo, by Miss Flynn

Date: 16th Dec 2019 @ 9:58am

Year 2 are on our way to Chester Zoo! We are so excited!! 🤩

Cakes, cakes, cakes!, by Miss Flynn

Date: 6th Dec 2019 @ 2:10pm

We were so happy when Santa’s little helpers (Ms Coward and her elf) delivered lots of delicious cakes to us today! Thank You!

Elf Day for the Alzheimer’s Society , by Miss Flynn

Date: 6th Dec 2019 @ 9:13am

We had a fantastic day today dressed as elves! Whilst having fun, we remembered how important it is to help charities like the Alzheimer’s Society who support individuals and their families suffering with dementia. We also learnt about how important it is to continue research into dementia in order to hopefully find a cure ❤️.

Della Robbia Pottery, by Miss Flynn

Date: 5th Dec 2019 @ 1:35pm

Year 2 have been studying Della Robbia Pottery. We visited The Williamson Art Gallery and admired the colours and patterns used. We were fascinated by what some of the pottery was used for!!

Back at school we designed and made some of our own using clay! It was really fun!  

Year 2 Williamson Art Gallery Trip, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 4th Nov 2019 @ 10:10am

Last month Year 2 had a fantastic trip to the Williamson Art Gallery! We explored the museum and had a look at their fantastic collection of Della Robbia pottery. We even had some practise coming up with some designs of our own.
This term Year 2 have been learning all about Della Robbia and will be working to make some of their own Della Robbia inspired pottery very soon! 

We can't wait to see what they come up with! Thanks to everyone at the Williamson Art Gallery for all their help on a fantastic trip.

Year 2 Come and Share, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 3rd Oct 2019 @ 2:36pm

Year 2 had a fantastic time with parents during our Come and Share. We have been learning about where we live and have been studying the United Kingdom and Europe. Children could identify the countries and capital cities compentently and knew which flags formed the Union Jack. Thanks for coming!


Strawberry Jam Jars, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 19th Jul 2019 @ 3:55pm

After our successful trip picking strawberries, Year 2 learnt how to prepare and make strawberry jam!

Today, we designed our own labels and jam jar covers. We really hope they enjoy the jam at home tonight!

Claremont Farm - Strawberry Trip, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 18th Jul 2019 @ 9:47am

This week Year 2 really enjoyed their trip to Claremont Farm! We learned all about how strawberries are grown and even got to taste a few (a lot)! The children loved being able to pick their own strawberries and find the ripe ones, they even got to pick some raspberries and redcurrants too.

Today, we'll be learning how to make strawberry jam and then we'll be making it using our own freshly picked strawberries!

Australian Animals, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 8th Jul 2019 @ 8:04pm

Year 2 have loved learning about Australia and all the differences between there and the UK. This week we used tablets to find interesting facts about lots of Australian animals. The children have found out so much and it's been great to see them working together to research and learn.

Year 2 - Sun Safety, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 28th Jun 2019 @ 10:25pm

The weather has been hot hot hot! Year 2 have been learning all about sun safety and have planned, designed and constructed their own suncream bottles! We loved their ideas and designs and Year 2 are making sure to keep protected during the summer.

Winslow Homer Art, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 19th Jun 2019 @ 10:18pm

Year 2 had a great time this week using watercolours to create a stormy piece of art inspired by Winslow Homer.

Year 2 were great at mixing colours to create different shades of blue to show the rough ocean waves and the stormy skies. Great job!

RE - The Holy Spirit, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 16th May 2019 @ 3:56pm

Year 2 did a great job at performing a dance to show the feelings the apostles felt before and after the Holy Spirit arrived.

Check out some of their actions!

Edible Garden, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 16th May 2019 @ 2:29pm

Year 2 enjoyed their visit to our lovely edible garden yesterday, our classes planted onion and beetroot seeds and gave them a good watering!

Hopefully we can return soon and track their progress.


Trip to Ness Gardens, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 9th May 2019 @ 3:09pm

Last month Year 2 visited Ness Gardens to learn all about flowers, linking with our Van Gogh topic.

We really enjoyed looking at all the different types of flowers, learning about the different parts of plants, and we even got to get messy and plant our own!

Thanks to everyone who works at Ness Gardens and our great parent helpers!


Van Gogh Daffodils, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 9th May 2019 @ 2:48pm

Year 2 have been inspired by the style and themes of Van Gogh!

Last week our class of artists used watercolours to create fantastic daffodils, they really enjoyed adding the detail to the flowers and using the watercolours to imitate the style of Van Gogh.

We then sent invitiations to Year 3 to come and look at our brilliant paintings.

Year 2 Fraction Fun, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 14th Mar 2019 @ 1:35pm

Year 2 have been having a fun time in Maths this week doing some Fractions.

The children have been halving and quartering amounts and have made such fantastic progress over the week!


French Food Tasting, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 11th Mar 2019 @ 4:44pm

As part of our Thematic Project we have been learning about all thing France!

As the big finale of our topic we all had a taste of some very lovely French food!

We loved creating a menu and tasting some new foods.

World Book Day, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 11th Mar 2019 @ 4:36pm

Year 2 had a fantastic day dressing up to celebrate World Book Day!

Take a look at all of our fantastic costumes!


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